Hendy Family History
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Hendy Name Meaning
English (mainly West Country): nickname for a pleasant and affable man, from Middle English hende ‘courteous’, ‘kind’, ‘gentle’. Hendy was also sometimes used as a personal name in the Middle Ages and some examples of the surname may derive from this rather than from the nickname. The surname is also found in Ireland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Henry, Hendry, Handy, Bendy, Eddy, Herd, Denby, Fendt, Denny, Candy